office for institutional diversity
The Graduate Education Association at the Boston College Lynch School presents a new first time at BC event- Wheelchair Dancing:
What: Wheelchair dancing (integrated abilities dance) and Zumba
When: February 25th, 2:00-3:30pm
Where: Walsh Function Room, Boston College.
This event will be videotaped from 2-3. We will give a demo, then open it up for everyone to try it. Please pre-register. Everyone from the BC Community welcome to come watch or participate with music and fun. Free. Light refreshments. (Flyer attached)
Did you miss former President of Ireland Mary McAleese at the CHRIJ sponsored event "Gender Equality and Sexual Identity Equality: Journeys Just Begun and a Long Way Still to Go" on Oct. 24? Now you can watch the full event on the Center's website. Visit http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/centers/humanrights/Videos.html to watch this and other CHRIJ past events such as "The Price of Truth: Honduran Human Rights Since the Coup" and "Justice for Some: Reflections on (Every) Americans' Right to Legal Representation."
December 5, 2013 7:00 p.m. Coolidge Corner Theatre
Join the CHRIJ and co-sponsor, The Boisi Center, at a free movie screening of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, based on Nelson Mandela's autobiography and starring Idris Elba. Reserve your ticket today.
Boston College professors Zine Magubane (Sociology) and Shawn Copeland (Theology) will introduce the film, and lead a short discussion with the audience following the screening.
November 11th-15th, 2013. Boston College with be celebrating International Education Week from November 11-15 with close to 40 educational, cultural and social events open to all graduate students! Come out and learn more about other countries and cultures as well as exciting international initiatives and programs both at BC and abroad.
Thursday, November 14th, 2013. Lecture by Elliot Bostwick Davis John Moors Cabot Chair of the Art of the Americas Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston speaking on the collection and legacy of her great-grandmother, Louisine Havemeyer, an early and prolific collector of Courbet.
Thursday, November 14th, 2013. This presentation will primarily focus on students with hidden disabilities (psychological, food allergies, Aspergers, etc.), the challenges they confront, the university's responsibilities, and faculty and staﬀ support issues. The presentation will end with an open discussion on how we as higher education professionals can make our campus more inclusive for students with disabilities.
Tuesday, November 5th, 2013. A conversation with Valerie Lewis-Mosley, a BC Alumnus who helped coin the term A.H.A.N.A. in 1979.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 12:00 p.m. Devlin 117 (note: new room) Join the Center on Wednesday, Oct. 30, for a presentation with Bolivian author and indigenous rights lawyer Felix Muruchi.
Thursday, October 31,2013 12:00 p.m. Newton Room, Corcoran Commons. The Center welcomes Guatemalan activist Claudia Samayoa for a presentation and discussion of the ongoing trial of Efrain Ríos Montt on charges of genocide in Guatemala.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 4:00 p.m. Robsham Theater. Felipe Calderón obtained a majority of votes in one of the most closely fought presidential actions in the history of Mexico. He was sworn in as President on Dec. 1, 2006.